Trusts and Foundations

Support special projects at AGWA as a private family trust or charitable foundation. There are opportunities to make an impact in areas such as learning, public programs, and new initiatives that bring about vital change at AGWA.

Your contribution

Trusts and foundations lead impactful change at AGWA, enabling us to deliver programs, exhibitions, and future-focussed projects that benefit our whole community. This funding is vital in achieving our goals and can see life-changing outcomes in areas such as Learning, Social Impact and Public Programs.

Be part of impactful change at AGWA through dedicated support, directed where it matters most to your trust or foundation.

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Acknowledgement and thanks

All supporters who donate $1,000 or more are publicly acknowledged for 12 months from the date of their donation on AGWA’s website, in the Gallery foyer, in our Annual Report, and within any campaign-specific marketing related to Major Gifts ($20,000 or more).

Donors may choose to be acknowledge anonymously if they prefer.

AGWA privately thanks all donors at the time a gift is received.

All donations to AGWA over $2 are tax deductible.

Projects realised

Simon Lee Foundation Institute of Contemporary Asian Art
Made possible by the Simon Lee Foundation

The Simon Lee Foundation Institute of Asian Contemporary Art (SLF ICAA) incubates and promotes inspirational, ground-breaking contemporary Asian art at AGWA. SLF ICAA will strengthen our connections to art, artists, and each other, deepen our understanding of the world and in doing so build an inspiring future together. 

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AGWA Foundation’s Next Collective
Kindly supported by the Minderoo Foundation

The Next Collective is AGWA Foundation’s donor group for young art enthusiasts who share a growing passion for art collecting and an interest in playing an active role in the direction of their State Art Gallery. Next Collective members make an annual tax-deductible donation to a pooled fund and are invited to a live pitch on where to focus their support.

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Creative Encounters: Art and Dementia at AGWA
Made possible by Graeme and Lorraine Rowley 

Creative Encounters: Art and Dementia offers engaging and creative experiences for people living with dementia, together with their family members and carers. This Gallery-based program, developed in collaboration with dementia support services, brings people living with dementia and their carers to the fore and highlights the important role of the arts for wellbeing.

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Indigenous Artwork Digitisation Project
Made possible by Gordon Darling Foundation

Gordon Darling Foundation supports visual arts access and enjoyment for the broadest possible audiences. From January 2017 through to December 2019, Gordon Darling Foundation supported AGWA’s Indigenous Artwork Digitisation Project, a key Gallery initiative committed to making all permissible Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander works available online.

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Aisen Family Trust
Albion Foundation
Alcock Family Foundation
APS Foundation
Australia Council for the Arts
Australia-Japan Foundation
Australia-Korea Foundation 
Graeme and Lorraine Rowley 
Minderoo Foundation
Simon Lee Foundation
Stan Perron Charitable Foundation
The Feilman Foundation
The Japan Foundation, Sydney
The Linton Currie Trust
The Michele Canci Foundation
The Myer Foundation
The Sir Claude Hotchin Art Foundation
The Spinifex Trust
The Ungar Family Foundation
Tony Fini Foundation

On Saturday 27 August, the Gallery is open 10am-3pm only as we prepare for the AGWA Foundation Gala supporting women in the arts. Some exhibition access will be disrupted with two Tracks We Share ground floor galleries closed. AGWA Rooftop bar will be closed, reopening at 2pm Sunday. Details